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officials testify on national security agency surveillance programs followed by a hearing onthe washington -- shooting -- the shooting at the washington naval yard. next, the house intelligence onmittee hearing testimony the national security agency intelligence programs in the u.s. and abroad. witnesses included national intelligence agency director james clapper and homeland security department officials. this hearing is two-and-a-half hours. >> i remind all guests that i will only accept civil the koran and only those recognized to speak will be allowed to speak andhe core him --decorum only those recognized to speak will be allowed to speak. i would like to recognize our first panel today. director of national intelligence james clapper james clapper,, deputy attorney the deputyes cole, director of the nsa, chris inglis. we will move immediately into the second panel of non- governmental experts knowledgeable on fisa issues. we will discuss possible changes to the way fisa applications are handled by the department of justice. i hope all of our witnesses will give clear answers about
contractor, edward snowden. >> the national security agency took the unusual step thursday of denying a report that'ves drop on the vatican phone calls and may have tapped in on pope francis before he was elected. what are you making up? is this a church, state issue? >> you got in on the consistent, the ones that depict the new pope, john? >> who knows. saved a lot of money. those guys have not done anything that was not known to the national security council and the white house and the idea of blaming these guys who are doing the job they were signed to do and oh my goodness, for miss feinstein, that there's a touch of hypocrisy here. >> there's a lot of outrage. i'm with clapper on this issue as well. i mean, i think because of the technological advances and the fact that we can now, you know, look in on people's cell phones, that you know, there has to be some more guidelines brought into this thing. but overall, friends spy on friends, it's not going to stop. >> what do you think of that? >> i think, well, i'm not enough people, clearly. there's no doubt that this has been g
, this week the house intelligence agency held hearings on the national security program, i hope al qaeda doesn't watch c-span. >> now, one witness, american university law professor stephen lad dack claims the nsa program violated the fourth amendment, now, luckily, michigan representative and meatloaf stunt double mike rogers countered with the latest in justification technology. >> i would argue that maybe the fact that we haven't had any complaints come forward with any specificity, arguing that their privacy has been violated clearly indicates in ten years, clearly indicates that something must be doing right, somebody must be doing something exactly right. >> colbert: yeah, for ten years no one complained about the thing they didn't know existed. now, i would like to know, that is sound logic to me. what is your answer for that, professor? >> but who would be complaining? >> somebody whose privacy was violated. you can't have your privacy violated if you don't know your privacy is violated, right? >> colbert: right. if you don't know your privacy was violated then it wasn't. it make
of the national security agency surveillance program leads to five. kenny however defended the need for increased surveillance state is an effective counter terrorism tool. and he also assured that the fact an act which have avoided close allies like germany would be repeated in the future really an f eighteen jet on key setting standards that the controversial program of spying on foreign leaders came in response to requests from policymakers. i use it will be using this process and yes is a star in a row you are. his charm and a few needles our view. in order to own a house to use those intelligence needs say things like our european financial crisis. we're scoring what's happening now. these kinds of things result in collection activities. when somebody said we wanna know leadership intentions. i'm trying to think what do you view with one no leadership intentions these are the issues so i don't think that's part of the current policy discussions say ok from where i stand. the question so do you need all their data. so i would turn it around and say i actually think there's a better way to do
the name edward snowden. the former national security agency contractor who released thousands of classified documents about government surveillance in one of the most significant leaks in u.s. history. he's been charged with espionage and has been living in russia under temporary asylum. the american journalist at the center of the story lives in brazil. >> we've had to come to rio to speak to glenn greenwald. he hasn't returned to the united states since he broke the story about the nsa surveillance programs for fear of being prosecuted. >> the nsa's goal really is the elimination of privacy globally. it is literally a system designed to monitor all forms of human behavior inside the united states, which is the ultimate surveillance state. >> last december, glenn greenwald received an email from a person who didn't identify himself. >> we still didn't know who he was, where he worked, but he was saying he had access to large amounts of very sensitive surveillance information that show the united states government was violating the law and abusing it's power. >> suddenly in my
of state john kerry weighs in on the spy activities of the national security agency, saying the n.s.a. went too far. >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm david shuster, here is a look at the headlines - witnesses describe chaos in terminal 3 of los angeles international airport after a gunman opened fire this morning morning. this video from tmz showed people running after hearing the shots. an agent was killed. several others were wounded. the federal bureau of investigation identified the gunman as 23-year-old paul ciancia of pennsville new jersey. president obama said he and nouri al-maliki, iraqi prime minister shook hands and discussed how the two can work together to fight al qaeda. nouri al-maliki is seeking military aid from the united states to fight the sebbing tare have been violence. >> a u.s. drone missile attack killed this man, hakimullah mehsud, one of the c.i.a.'s most wanted men. the u.s. accused him of killing thousands, and put a $5 million bounty on his head. hakimullah mehsud was suspected of planning an attack killing employees at a u.s. base in afghanistan. th
that the national security agency is opening the laws and regulations that we put on them. we probably need to be able to have more transparency about what the foreign surveillance court is up to so that we can lay to rest the accusation that they are just a rubber stamp or that they don't actively double check what the national security agency is up to. so we have a communications challenge that we have got to get out there. that is not to say there is not substance. it is going to be debated. reasonable people can come down on either side of the debate, but that is what is going to be going on in congress this fall is trying to reconcile all of these competing interests. host: michael from las vegas, independent line, hi. caller: as i was telling the person who took my call, i ran who a chap in las vegas gave me suspicion that he might be a terrorist. i tried to call home and security, and it was impossible to get through. nobody answered the phone. i try to get a letter to them, i cannot get any communication. now, what does one do in a case like that? i had a very serious reason why thi
the national security agency is the brand and you talk to the center but it's caught the eye of a crowd of persisting protesters were taken over part of the local highway to demonstrate their outrage at surveillance practices the geezer in a fortnight has more noted for its desert wine. painted picture esque melodies. utah has long been home to the nation's largest population of more weeks to date. it's also home to america's soon to be the guests by complex occurred inside the middle of an army base. so you can get to like the protests in the army to protest the nsa garfield learns his lesson on independence day. when police could get a bit more than a hundred restore the fourth activist from protesting in front of the anc's one point five billion dollars data center shortly thereafter the group life away to claim a two mile long state right next to the nsa to confront any tickets now for being there. my latest adopt a highway me think of and we can clean up in the coming weeks and even signed will be placed might feel that says restore the more you talk and pray each day that employee
officials on national security agency intelligence and surveillance programs. later, a hearing on the september shooting at the washington navy yard. >> reinforcing her reputation as a silent partner, she once was asked about her role as first lady and replied through a secretary, no comment. watch today at 11:00 a.m. on c-span. monday night our series continues. >> i was surrounded by a few of the items that kept her on the 10 best-dressed list. she worked with molly for her day outfits and this is what she wore to the st. lawrence seaway where they met prince phillip. another custom designed address is -- dress is a printed cotton fabric with many of the thousands the eisenhowers lived in during their marriage and includes the five stars for general eisenhower. she was very fond of the color pink and wore it in many different shades and styles. jackie kennedy is well known for the little black dress and here are two examples of mamie's little black dress. she always said she would never dress like an old lady. these gowns she wore in her 70's and 80's show her love of bright
crossed the line at times. the admission followed disclosures that the national security agency monitored german chancellor angela merkel's communications, and tracked phone calls and e-mails across europe. kerry addressed the issue, over video link, for a conference in london. >> in some cases i acknowledge to you, as has the president, some of these actions have reached too far and we are going to make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> woodruff: kerry said he and president obama learned of some of the surveillance after the fact. but he also said some of the information gleaned has saved lives. one third of all the texas clinics that perform abortions are now barred from doing so. a federal appeals court last night allowed new state restrictions to take effect, pending further appeals. the rules say clinic doctors must have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, but many do not. texas is one of a number of states to approve broad new curbs on abortions in recent months. in economic news, u.s. factory output expanded in october, at the best pace in two and half years. t
steady drip of leaks about the national security agency. again became aggression this past week with our revelations about the tap phones of thirty five world leaders patrolling of all the personal data. more than sixty million citizens of france and spain. and it's drawn a lot of anger. goodbye friend that we were tonight he writes the host of prominent intellectuals in the site including the former german chancellor willy bronze calls headline that says we need a more realistic basis for the us german relationship. this is up a manifesto that said the new flag press meet him yet making payments made to a lean and fit something in the tank this weekend when he liked about anything and when you isn't really helping families helping families we just got its own conversation by saying no to on of those who were listening to us so he was going to use it in effect the seventies because he preferred to talk to the details but he knew it takes the stance of this nothing new i needed it. i'm very active fish in education right now and then me. he thinks is artificial. we think so because it's n
are emerging about the national security agency's massive spying operation. according to "the washington post," the nsa secretly broke into the main communications links that connect yahoo! and google data centers around the world. and the italian media is reporting that the nsa spied as well on the vatican, spying on both pope benedict and pope francis. the nsa has now just issued an outright denial of the italian media reports. and unless you think the united states is alone in spying efforts, the russians are trying to keep up with us. russian operatives reportedly handing out goody bag to world leaders who were attending september's g-20 summit meeting. it turns out the russians were giving the delegates souvenir usb drives, phone chargers and teddy bears they had bugged. they bugged a teddy bear. who would have imagined? the russians deny the italian media report. joining us for more on benghazi and other foreign policy challenges facing the nation, general jack keen, retired four-star army general, former army vice chief of staff, fox news military analyst. general, great to have you wi
captioning institute] >> on the next "washington journal" we discuss national security agency surveillance and intelligence programs for gathering information within the u.s. and abroad. author and global strategies managing director michael allen. fda recentat the recommendation to tighten the policy on painkillers, the most frequently prescribed drugs in the united states. we are joined by very -- barry meier. "washington journal" here on c- span. c-span, we bring public affairs offends from washington directly to you, thank you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, reviews and conferences, and offering complete babel to gavel coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service of private industry. c-span, created by the cable tv industry and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. you can watch us in hd. secretary of state john kerry spoke today at a white house summit on business investment. secretary kerry spoke about the administration's stance on free trade and the state department role in foreign business investment. it was cohosted by the u.s. commer
by which agencies make national security and suitability determinations. we must ensure those processes and the processes for granting or revoking access to facilities and information systems fully mitigate risks. we have a multisector work force, comprised of military, civilian, and contractor personnel. we work to ensure robust vetting policies and policies are applied to all individuals with access to federal facilities, networks, or classified information in a consistent manner. this approach reflects two important principles, first, the need to protect our national security is no less critical when the work is performed by contractors than when it is performed by federal employees. second, the men and women who make up the contractor work force are no less patriotic than their government counterparts, and in fact many have had meaningful careers as federal employees or in the armed forces. while we have made significant progress in the area of suitability security clearance and credentialing process reform, we need to do more. in 2004, congress passed the intelligence reform and te
, quote, national security justification for the agency's surveillance for combating terrorism against democratically elected leaders and private businesses. the general apparently didn't like the response or liked the question and tersely responded to him. what about this, is he right to ask this question? >> i think the question was extremely naive. he was right to ask the question but the reality is we live in a rough and tumble world and the u.s. has to have an aggressive intelligence operation. i'll give you one, terrorism. there's many states that are a good friend of ours. they're not incarcerated. they're not monitoring terrorists who may be planning attacks on the united states. we're completely within our rights to do what we have to do. to defend the homeland against such threats. >> from what i'm hearing, both of you agree with what the general has said about nsa's conducting surveillance, yet secretary of state kerry recently said the surveillance activity happened on a kind of autopilot within the nsa, without the knowledge of senior officials within the obama administrat
created, our national security correspondent is in washington. jim, they ruled out terrorism, correct? >> they are always reluctant to rule it out and say the investigation is continuing. they don't see international terrorism. >> international terrorism. >> he was targeting tsa agents like evan perez said, he was carrying materials on his person, but not terrorism as we think of it in general. >> certainly in terms, as you said, that's the distinction we would make, international terrorism. was the tsa prepared to handle this? do we know much about that specific check point and how he was able to get through? >> speaking to folks at the tsa, they focus on keeping weapons and other dangerous things off the airplane. they tend to leave the shooting to trained shooters and in fact, i spoke to the head of the tsa union today and he said that's one thing they haven't asked for. they haven't asked for their agents, officer, rather to be armed. that said, after i reported that i got tweets back from some tsa agents out there who disagree with that position and feel like one of them wrote to
this dumping, they maximized its profits. many national security experts long argued that the security we have to ask whether the system is fundment tally flawed. we should also be mindful for many years both congress and the federal agencies were concerned about the backlog of security clearance applications which grew larger after 9/11. we need to make sure that investigators do not feel pressured to sacrifice quality for speed. many of heard me say that almost everything i do i know i can do better. same is true, i think, for all of us, and most federal programs. it is in that spirit we convened today's hearing. our primary purpose is to learn what we're doing right in the security process, do more of that, while also learning how we can improve it. we have many questions to ask. here's some of them. are we looking at the risk factors in attempting to identify people who should not be trusted with a clearance or who should do serious harm for our government and our country? what important information do background checks miss in the current system which relies heavily on self-reporting by t
the national park service. president obama nominates jeh johnson as the next secretary of homeland security. if approved, the former pentagon lawyer would succeed janet napolitano, who resigned in july. as dhs secretary, johnson will work to keep the borders secure, make the immigration system more effective, and lead response to natural disasters. >> in jeh johnson, we have the right person to continue this important work. from the moment i took office, jeh was an absolutely critical member of my national security team, and he demonstrated again and again the qualities that will make him a strong secretary of homeland security. >> think it's tough to carve a pumpkin at the dinner table? some scuba divers get into the halloween spirit underwater. divers submerge themselves off the coast of key largo, florida, with knives to enter the annual underwater pumpkin-carving contest. some pumpkins looking like a traditionally carved jack-o'-lantern, others a little more quirky. 30 divers from around the u.s. took part in the festivities. for "teen kids news," laura ingle, "fox news channel in the c
in the line of duty. the tsa was created obviously in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. our national security correspondent jim sciutto is in washington tonight. jim is there any indication at all connection to any international terrorist group? i've heard of none at this point. >> reporter: i have been in touch with the national counterterrorism center. they see no indication of ties to international terrorism. they're not ruling out domestic terrorism. they don't see any cases of that, either. i suppose it's how you define it. he was targeting tsa agents. he had anti-government literature on his person. he shut down an airport. you could call that a form of terrorism but they're not calling it that at this point. >> there's still a lot we don't know and a lot still being investigated, but does it seem like the tsa was prepared to handle a situation like this? >> reporter: it's interesting. the airport security just three weeks before did an active shooter training event for l.a.x. they took over a whole unoccupied terminal at a nearby airport, put 300 officers through an event just like thi
intelligence agencies to protect the very sources and methods they need to ensure our national security. of it not resolved completely in the late 'out. it was not resolved by the patriot act. i don't think fundamentally that part will be resolved. it's a very difficult issue. and fortunately for us, terrorist organizations and organized crime organizations throughout the world have not formed the allegiance that we thought they might. thankfully. and in term of cyber crimes, some of the groupser. traiting cyber crime they haven't the leader, the gangsters are old fashioned and autocratic, some cases just plain stupid when it comes to the potential use of the global financial market. stock market and other means other than violence. so that's the interesting thing about them. as long as they are stuck in the world of trying to resolve to the knuckle dragging, racketeering meths that are -- methods tried and true for the last 75 years in organized crime, that's a benefit for us. as we used to say -- as i used to say when john goty and kevin get together, lookout. in other words a leading
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